Deep brain stimulation: Improving outcomes in the treatment of movement disorders

For the first time, researchers have shown that, in patients with a type of movement disorder known as dystonia, a particular pattern of brain activity is linked to both the severity of symptoms and the clinical outcomes achieved through deep brain stimulation. Results from this study may help to improve the way in which treatment is adapted to an individual patients needs….

For the first time, researchers have shown that, in patients with a type of movement disorder known as dystonia, a particular pattern of brain activity is linked to both the severity of symptoms and the clinical outcomes achieved through deep brain stimulation. Results from this study may help to improve the way in which treatment is adapted to an individual patients needs….